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Field Officer: Local NGO
Deadline: 16 November 2012
Location: Mashonaland West Province (Kariba)
A local Non Governmental Organisation is looking for a mature individual to fill in the following position that has arisen within the organisation. The position is for seven months starting in January 2013 and ending on 31 July 2013.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
-Mobilize communities and beneficiaries
-Offer extension for both livestock and crops to project beneficiaries
-Organize field days for both crops and livestock
-Manage and offer technical advice to demonstration plots for crops and livestock
-Monitor the distribution process at participating agro-dealers
-Collect vouchers from agro-dealers for payment by FAO
-Organize and run small livestock fairs
-Coordinate and liaise with Agritex, Department of Veterinary Services and Department of Livestock Development and Production
-Produce weekly reports
-Consolidate weekly reports into monthly reports to be submitted to head office
Qualifications and Experience
-Diploma in Agriculture or equivalent
-At least 2 years experience in a similar or related position
-Good communication skills and ability to mix with people from different backgrounds is a distinct advantage
-Clean class 3 driver’s license
-Experience in organizing small livestock fairs
-Good report writing skills
Email applications and CV’s to: matenda [at] fctz [dot] org [dot] zw
Child Protection Specialist: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Deadline: 30 November 2012
Vacancy Notice No. 2012:30
NO-C Level, Fixed Term position
Based in Harare
For Zimbabwe Nationals only
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you. For 60 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.
Purpose of the post
A unique opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced individual who will have ample scope to directly impact women’s and children’s rights in Zimbabwe The successful candidate will be reporting to the Child Protection Specialist and accountable for effective engagement in child sensitive social protection policy and programme dialogue with the Government including the development of a social protection policy framework that is child and HIV/AIDS sensitive. This also includes implementing a national child-sensitive social protection programme of social cash transfers to the poorest and most vulnerable children and households.
Key activities/ result areas for this post include
-Effective implementation of the NAP II / Child Protection Fund (CPF) monitoring and evaluation framework in line with agreed targets and timeframes.
-Ongoing, established positive liaison with the Department of Social Services (DSS) on the implementation of the NAP II / CPF, including coordination structures.
-Monitoring state budget resources for child and social protection.
-Ensuring the NAP II / CPF communication strategy is regularly updated and implemented.
-Routine output monitoring conducted linked to the NAP II / CPF activities.
-Regularly collate, analyse and present data on the reach and impact of the NAP II/CPF on children and families for UNICEF and other stakeholders.
-Support Government to implement a national case management system linked to the delivery of social cash transfers to ensure children affected by violence; exploitation and abuse receive timely and quality support and care services.
-Other activities related to child and social protection programming and policy advise as needed.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required
-Advanced University Degree in Social Sciences, law, child development or a related field.
-At least five years of professional work experience in the UN or other international development organization/ private sector, national government.
-Demonstrated analytical ability, and the capacity to develop strategies while working under pressure.
-Specific programming expertise related to child and/or social protection an asset.
-Demonstrable project management and coordination skills.
-Well – developed communication skills (oral and written).
If you have experience of working in a similar capacity, meet the above profile and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send your application letter together with resume quoting vacancy notice number to the following address.
Human Resources Manager
(Vacancy Notice No. 30: Zim-2012)
UNICEF, 6 Fairbridge Avenue,
P O Box 1250
Or email: hararevacancies [at] unicef [dot] org
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well-qualified candidates, particularly women are especially encouraged to apply.